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What kind of test should I take if I want to test if I have a brain tumor?

What kind of test should I take if I want to test if I have a brain tumor?

Headaches: Yes it can be. Have you been evaluated by your doctor ar a neurologist. The only to rule out brain tumore is to do MRI of the briain. ...Read more

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Dr. Henry Friedman
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Brain Tumor (Definition)

Brain cancer refers to cancer located in the brain. It can occur from a metastasis from a tumor in another part of the body or can originate in the brain. Symptoms of brain cancer include headaches, weakness, dizziness, seizures, and blurry vision. It can sometimes be asymptomatic as, for example, in patients with small cell lung cancer. It is always best to use MRI with contrast to make an evaluation, since using a CT can cause you to miss ...Read more


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I had mri&eeg test, still waiting for the result.Doctor give me myonal&ultracet b'coz i had headache for 1months.Any opinion? Am I have a brain tumor?

I had mri&eeg test, still waiting for the result.Doctor give me myonal&ultracet b'coz i had headache for 1months.Any opinion? Am I have a brain tumor?

Not clear on all: If i understand, you had a headache lasting for one month, and have undergone two expensive tests, MRI and eeg. Do not quite get why brain tumor is a consideration here, unless your doctor found abnormalities, such as papilledema on exam leading to concern. But generically, very doubtful you have tumor, hydrocephalus, etc., and more likely migraine or tension headache. ...Read more

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I feel like I could have a brain tumor, how much would it cost to have a test done to see? I have medicaid and i'm in texas.

I feel like I could have a brain tumor, how much would it cost to have a test done to see? I have medicaid and i'm in texas.

Probably about $1000: The single best test for a possible brain tumor, if it is clinically reasonable, is an MRI of the head. The average cost for this is likely around $1000, but some facilities will have lower prices for medicaid patients. You should understand that brain tumors are uncommon in 20 year old people and are rarely self-diagnosed. See your doctor about your problems for a reasonable diagnosis. ...Read more

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I wonder if i might have a brain tumor or blood clotting, what can I do to test?

I wonder if i might have a brain tumor or blood clotting, what can I do to test?

Go to your doctor: Mri of the brain is the simple and most practical available radiological study to make the diagnosis of both of them... ...Read more

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Can I have brain tumor when my neurogical test is all normal?

Can I have brain tumor when my neurogical test is all normal?

Brain tumor: Most brain tumors present with signs, symptoms and focal neurological deficits so the likelihood of having brain tumor is very low. Neuroimaging if indicated can put your mind to peace. ...Read more

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Do I pass Redmond test? I sway, but not enough to take a step. I feel myself swaying. Normal MRI 6 months ago. Scared of brain tumor. 27/F.

Do I pass Redmond test? I sway, but not enough to take a step. I feel myself swaying. Normal MRI 6 months ago. Scared of brain tumor. 27/F.

Romberg Test?: I'm not familiar with a Redmond test, but from your description I believe you mean Romberg. Yes, a little swaying is ok. Why are you scared of a brain tumor even after having a normal MRI so recently? ...Read more

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Is biopsy the only diagnostic test for brain tumor?

Is biopsy the only diagnostic test for brain tumor?

It is confirmatory: The appearance of a tumor mass on brain MRI scan or on a head ct scan can be indicative of a brain cancer. However, a brain mass biopsy is the best way to confirm the diagnosis and find out the type of brain cancer. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more